If you live in a part of the country that’s covered with snow and freezing temperatures like I do, there is hope. Jetting to an island isn’t the only was to thaw out and have fun, Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort boasts temperature- controlled glass atriums where the whole family can shop, frolic in gardens and waterfalls and just have fun without worrying about chilly breezes. Read More »
Nashville may be closely associated with country music and live performances but the Music City nickname is a relatively recent association. Up until the 1940s, Nashville was called “Athens of the South” because of all the universities, museums and cultural activities. Accordingly, the city’s most stunning landmark is a replica of the Athenian Parthenon. As the focal point for Centennial Park, a tour of this dramatic building is a Nashville must do. Read More »
If you’ve ever stepped foot in Nashville, you know that they don’t call it music city for nothing. This vibrant city is legendary as the county music capital but it’s not just country music that you’ll hear. Walking through the airport, I was greeted with the tightest rock band I had heard in a while. Browsing Nashville shops, restaurants and bars, I often spotted a stage where musicians would play all day and night. I heard jazz, gospel, pop and lots of country music during my visit but you can’t grab the full experience until you visit Nashville’s famed honky tonks. Read More »
When Nana says, “Sunscreen,” you do it.
Beaches are the perfect place for family vacations. Unlike amusement parks and museums, there is never a charge (parking or state park fees may apply), and you can spend the whole day. All you need is sunscreen, a hat, and something comfy to sit on. The sand is complimentary.
This post is part of the Uptake Family Friday Series.
Photo: Whit Honea